Ferries to Japan
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Ferries to Japan

Panstar Cruise, Camellia Line, MOL Ferry, Tane Yaku Jetfoil, Uwajima-Unyu Ferries, JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry (Queen Beetle), Tokai Kisen, Amakusa Takarajima Line, Yaeyama Kanko Ferry, Ishigaki Dream Tours, Kume Line, Shin Nihonkai Ferry, Nankai Ferry, Hankyu Ferry, Sado Kisen & Tokyo Kyusyu Ferry provide the ferries to Japan.

Japan Ferry Times

Ferries to Japan sail around 256 times a day and up to 1610 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

Japan Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 44 ports in Japan. Hakata (Fukuoka) ferry port is the most popular with 14 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Busan to Hakata (Fukuoka)

Busan Hakata (Fukuoka) ferries sail approximately 2 times a day and up to 14 times a week, with a crossing time of 7 hours 35 minutes.

Ferries from Busan to Osaka

The ferry from Busan to Osaka sails in approximately 19 hours with 2 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to Japan?

There is a car ferry to Japan. MOL Ferry, Uwajima-Unyu Ferries, Shin Nihonkai Ferry, Nankai Ferry, Hankyu Ferry, Sado Kisen & Tokyo Kyusyu Ferry offer car ferries to Japan. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

Japan Ferry Prices and Offers

Ferry prices for ferries to Japan can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to Japan

Booking ferries to Japan is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Japan?

Ferries to Japan:
  • Atami
  • Ito
  • Izu Oshima
  • Otaru
  • Tomakomai Higashi
  • Akita
  • Niigata
  • Tsuruga
  • Ryotsu
  • Ogi

What is the fastest ferry to Japan?

The Atami to Ito ferry is the fastest ferry route to Japan with a ferry crossing time of 25m on average.

What are the ferry ports in Japan?

Japan Ferry Ports:
  • Ito
  • Atami
  • Niigata
  • Akita
  • Tsuruga
  • Naoetsu

Can you take pets on the ferry to Japan?

No, pets are not permitted on ferries to Japan.

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